Cheap parking at Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport is one of the busiest in the UK. There is constantly a demand for Manchester airport car parking given the number of customers travelling. But locating a secure and reasonably priced place to park at Manchester airport can be hard, particularly during rush hours. Parkos, however, offers a solution. We pre book off-site airport car parks. Read on for Manchester Airport parking terminal 2.
Manchester airport parking could be pricey, with on airport car parks costing up to £70 per day. Off airport car parks can come at as low as £4.70 per day, making it a far less expensive option than the official car parking areas. In our price table, you may compare the best Manchester Airport hotel and parking deals available through Parkos.
The Manchester airport cheapest parking prices are for an 8-day parking period each, taken in October 2022. Your rates may vary based on Manchester airport parking booking time & season, and also booking duration & availability. Use the search form at the top for the latest deals in cheap Manchester Airport parking terminal 1.
|Simply - Meet & Greet||£84.99||£56.99||0 min||Meet and Greet|
|Simply - Park & Ride||£89.99||£39.99||6 min||Park and Ride|
|V.I.P Meet & Greet||£64.95||£48.95||0 min||Meet and Greet|
|VacationCare - Meet & Greet||£64.99||-||0 min||Meet and Greet|
|Vacationcare - Park & Ride||£79.99||£29.99||0 min||Park and Ride|
Manchester airport parking prices above are taken in July 2022 for an 8-day period. Manchester airport parking prices may vary depending on the time of entry, period, length of your stay, and availability. To get an accurate quote we recommend you use the search form at the top of the page.
On airport Economy parking at Manchester Airport
With the Manchester Airport parking discount, get economy parking that comes with a free bus service as well airport transfers.
Cheap Manchester Airport parking type
- Short Stay Parking at terminals 1, 2, and 3
- Valet Parking at terminals 1, 2, and 3
- Meet & Greet Parking at terminals 1, 2, and 3
- Long Stay Parking with JetParks for terminals 1, 2, and 3
- Business Parking with Mid Stay for terminals 1 and 3
- Drop and Go Parking for terminals 1, 2, and 3
Manchester short stay parking terminals 1, 2, 3
The short-stay on the Manchester airport parking lot is just a short walk away from terminal 1. In addition, there are multi storey Manchester airport car parks that are great for short-stay parking. Terminal 1 has a full airport multi storey terminal parking lot directly outside. As for parking at Manchester Airport terminal 2, there are two multi storey Manchester airport car parks, namely the east and west ones. Both are just a short 1-8 minutes walk away. Terminal 3 also has a airport multi storey lot adjacent to its eastern end. All multi storey Manchester airport car parks feature undercover car parking. You also get to keep your keys. The prices range between £58-£70 for a day of parking. Also, the weekly rates come at around £115-£116.
Off airport Long Term Parking
With Manchester Airport long stay car parking, a valet will park your car in secured car park and a free shuttle bus will drop you off.
- Short Stay car parks T1: Manchester Terminal 1, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Multi Storey car parks T1: Manchester Terminal 1, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Multi Storey car parks East T2: Manchester Terminal 1, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Multi Storey car parks West T2: Manchester Terminal 2, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Multi Storey car parks T3: Manchester Terminal 3, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
Manchester Valet parking terminals 1, 2, 3
There is currently no dedicated valet parking at the airport. However, you can avail valet service using the Manchester Airport Meet & Greet parking option. It is available at all three terminals, within just 1-2 minutes of walking distance. Trained staff will handle car parking for you as you head straight for check in. Valet parking makes for excellent parking at Manchester Airport short stay if you have some money to spare. It is also a great option if you are travelling with kids or carrying heavy luggage. Further, the car park price ranges between £109 to £124 for 8 days of parking. Technically, you can also avail valet service at the Drop & Go parking lot.
- Meet and Greet car park at T1: Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Meet and Greet car park at T2: Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Meet and Greet car park at T3: Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Drop & Go for T1, T2, T3: Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
Manchester Airport T2 Parking: Meet and Greet terminals 1, 2, 3
The Meet and Greet service is available across all three terminals. In addition, it is less than a 2-minute walk away from the airport check in. Just drive through a state-of-the-art inspection booth and leave your car with a professional driver who will park your car for you. Further, you will find your vehicle waiting for you close to the terminal upon your return. The prices for Manchester Airport Parking Meet and Greet range between £109 and £124 for an 8-day parking period, depending on the terminal. Overall, it is a great choice for family and business travellers alike.
- Meet and Greet T1 car park: Terminal 1, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Meet and Greet T2 car park: Terminal 2, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Meet and Greet T3 car park: Terminal 3, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
Manchester Airport: Long Stay park terminals 1,2,3
Long stay car parks is available at the airport across the JetParks car parks. These long stay car parks are between 5 and 10 minutes away from the terminals by a free shuttle ride. The buses leave every 10 minutes and then head to T3, T1, T2, and then back to the car park. It is a well-lit facility, along with an ANPR camera system for smart vehicle recognition. The lot offers a secure parking space with Park Mark security status and hence is ideal for long stays. Further, the rates can be up to £83 weekly, which will include 8 days of parking.
- JetParks Ringway car park for T1, T2, T3: Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- JetParks 3 car park for T1, T2, T3: Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
Manchester business parking terminals 1,3
ou can avail business parking at the Mid Stay car park at Manchester Airport. Available for terminals 1 and 3, it is just minutes' walk from the check in kiosks. Note that shuttle bus is not available due to the short distance from the airport terminals themselves. Overall, it is an affordable option for both leisure and business travel. The prices start at £106 for an 8-day parking period. You can also avail a more premium business parking experience using the Meet & Greet car parks. But the same can also be more pricey. The weekly rates can be up to £124 for 8 days of parking.
- Mid Stay T1/T3 car park: Manchester Terminals 1,3, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
- Meet and Greet T1, T2, T3 car park:: Manchester Terminals 1,2,3, Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
Manchester Drop & Go parking terminals 1,2,3
Unlike Heathrow Airport in London, Manchester Airport does not offer a POD parking lot. But the airport offers its exclusive and latest Drop & Go car park instead. The same is a 5-minute bus ride from terminals 1 and 2, and a 5-minute short walk from terminal 3. Also, the bus transfer is available every 10 minutes. Further, you can just drop off your keys at the booth and head straight for check in. A trained driver will then park at your chosen car park for you. The car parks offers great value for money. You can securely park your car in off airport car park for up to 1-2 weeks. The pricing starts at just £95 for a week of parking.
- Drop & Go for T1, T2, T3: Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester, M90 1QX
Off airport parking at Manchester airport
Off airport parking at Manchester Airport can be a nice way to save money on Manchester airport parking needs. But it should not cost you your comfort or your car's safety. You can find multiple off airport car parks near Manchester Airport. Both Park and Ride and Meet and Greet parking options are readily available.
Park & Ride Manchester lets you park your car at a designated spot near the airport. You then take a free shuttle bus to the airport. When you return from your trip, frequent shuttle buses will also pick you up from the terminal and take you back to your chosen car park. Just don't forget to include the time for any airport transfers in your travel planning.
Meet & Greet Manchester is where a driver first picks up your car from the terminal as you head for check in. Your driver will then be waiting with your car at the terminal upon your return. Just call your parking provider while you're still in the baggage area so that your driver reaches on time.
Parkos only picks the best off airport parking at Manchester Airport. We compare both Meet and Greet service and Park and Ride service online for your convenience. We also ask our customers to leave reviews of Manchester parking services from our parking providers. In this way, you have both facts and user opinions to make the best choice of the most convenient parking lot for your budget.
Meet and Greet Manchester airport car park (all terminals)
Manchester airport's Meet & Greet parking packages can improve your travel experience a lot. But it can also be pricey. However, choosing an off airport Meet & Greet parking lot over the on site parking option can save you money. Pre book for parking packages via Parkos starts at just £64.95 for 8 days of parking. The following companies provide this type of parking at Manchester Airport:
- Simply- Meet & Greet, from £84.99 a week
- V.I.P. Meet & Greet, from £64.95 a week
- VacationCare- Meet & Greet parking, starting from just £64.99 a week
Park and Ride Manchester airport car park (all terminals)
Park and Ride offers a more pocket-friendly way to park your vehicle near Manchester Airport. The car parks are also just a short free transfer bus ride from the airport terminal building. Parkos rates start at just £79.99 for an 8-day parking period. Below are the companies that provide this type of parking near Manchester Airport:
- Simply- Park & Ride parking, starting from just £89.99 a week
- Vacationcare- Park & Ride parking, starting from just £79.99 a week
Manchester airport parking prices
Finding the best parking lot for your budget can be tricky. The table below gives a quick summary of your Manchester airport parking options. All prices are for an 8-day parking period and are accurate at the time of writing. The prices of the following car parks may vary by season or demand.
|Official Airport||Week||Off site car park||Week|
|Meet & Greet T3||£94.99||Simply - Meet & Greet||£84.99 - Book|
|Meet & Greet T1||£104.99||Simply - Park & Ride||£89.99 - Book|
|T1/3 Mid Stay||£81.99||V.I.P Meet & Greet||£64.95 - Book|
|Drop & Go||£90.99||VacationCare - Meet & Greet||£64.99 - Book|
|JetParks 3||£70.99||Vacationcare - Park & Ride||£79.99 - Book|
|T3 Multi Storey||£90.00|
|T2 West Multi Storey||£83.00|
|T2 East Multi-Storey||£93.00|
|Meet & Greet T2||£109.99|
Drop off and Pick up
The drop off area and pick up areas are directly outside terminal doors. There is no free drop off area. The charges are £6 for 10 minutes of the drop-off period, and £12 for one hour of pickup wait time. Note that you cannot stay for more than 10 minutes in the drop-off zone. In addition, if you're dropping off someone, you can park for free at JetParks 1. Also this convenient parking comes with frequent shuttles to terminals 1 & 3.
Manchester Airport Parking: About the Airport
Manchester Airport is an international airport just a few miles from the Manchester city centre in England. The airport features three passenger terminals as well as two major runways. It is a focus city for many airlines, such as Jet2.com, Ryanair, and Virgin Atlantic. As of 2020, it handled nearly 7 million passengers. In fact, it is the third busiest airport in the UK. Also, the other nearby airports include Liverpool, Leeds Bradford, and Birmingham airports.
Address and driving directions
Manchester Airport is at Ringway, Manchester, some 8.6 miles south-west of the Manchester city centre in England. It is next to the M56 motorway, with direct links to the M6, M60, and M62. The Sat Nav code for the airport is M90 1QX. It will help to know in advance which terminal building you're heading to. For your quick reference, we have summarised the driving directions for the airport below. Please keep in mind that there is no free drop off area. To learn more about the address and find directions to the parking services, visit our Manchester Airport driving directions page.
- From M56: Exit the M56 at junction 5, and follow the signs to your terminal
- From M6 & M60: Exit the motorway, join the M56 and follow the signs
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Manchester airport parking FAQs
Is there free drop off area available at Manchester Airport?
Manchester Airport does not offer a free drop-off area, and charges £6 for a 10-minute drop off and £12 for one hour. Additionally, most Manchester airport meet and greet or park and ride parking facilities will charge an additional £6 on top of the long stay car park price.
What is the cheapest way to park at Manchester Airport?
The cheapest parking option at Manchester Airport is the VacationCare Meet & Greet car parking service, which costs £64.99 per week. This service involves dropping off your car at the terminal, where a driver will park it for you, and your car will be returned to you at the terminal upon your return.
How much does it cost to park at the Manchester Airport?
The cost of parking at Manchester Airport varies based on the parking service you choose and the length of your trip. VacationCare Meet & Greet costs £64.99 per week, and Simply Park & Ride costs £89.99 per week.
What is the best car park to use at Manchester Airport?
The best parking at Manchester Airport would be VacationCare, which has a rating of 8 out of 10. Simply is also a good option with a rating of 7.7 out of 10. However, it's important to note that the "best" car park at Manchester Airport will ultimately depend on your individual needs and preferences.
Is there a park and ride to Manchester Airport?
Yes, there are park and ride services available at Manchester Airport. Vacationcare, Simply, and APH car park all offer park and ride services for travelers who want to park their car and take a shuttle bus to the airport terminal.
Is there a meet and greet park at Manchester Airport?
Yes, there are meet and greet parking services available at Manchester Airport. Vacationcare, Simply, and APH Manchester all offer meet and greet services, which involve dropping off your car at the terminal, where a driver will park it for you, and your car will be returned to you at the terminal upon your return.
Can I park at a Manchester airport hotel?
Yes, many hotels located near Manchester Airport offer parking services for their guests. These services may include short-term and long-term parking options, as well as shuttle services to and from the airport.
Why should I pre book parking at Manchester Airport?
Pre booking parking at Manchester Airport can save you time and money, as you can secure your preferred parking spot and often get discounted rates. It also ensures that you have a guaranteed spot reserved for you, which can be especially important during peak travel times.
Where are the Manchester airport multi storey car parks located?
There are several airport multi storey car parks located at Manchester Airport. The locations of these car parks may vary depending on which terminal you are departing from or arriving at.
Why should I choose off airport parking over on airport parking?
Choosing off-site parking over on-site parking at Manchester Airport can often be a more cost-effective option, with many off-site providers offering cheaper rates. Additionally, off-site parking can sometimes offer more convenient and flexible shuttle bus services to and from the airport terminals.
Why is Manchester Airport parking so expensive? The
The cost to park at Manchester Airport can vary depending on several factors, such as the type of car par, the duration of your stay, and the demand for parking during peak travel periods. Additionally, operating costs for maintaining and securing parking facilities can also contribute to the overall cost of parking at the airport.
Do I have to pre book my Manchester airport parking?
Pre-booking your Manchester Airport parking is not always required, but it is highly recommended, especially during peak travel periods. While there may be some parking availability for those who don't pre-book, it can be more expensive and there is no guarantee that a spot will be available when you arrive.
Parking providers at Manchester Airport
Frequently Asked Questions
How early to arrive at Manchester airport?
For parking near Manchester airport, we advise you to be at least 4 in advance at the parking lot or in the departure hall. Manchester Airport advises you to check in at least 2 hours before departure and be ready to go through security. We recommend the extra 2 hours to get from your parking lot to the airport and follow the check-in procedure.
Park and Ride
With Manchester Park and Ride, you’ll drive to the car park where a shuttle bus will be available to take you to Manchester Airport. Most of the parking available through Parkos work with private shuttles, they will take you to the airport upon arrival. It will always be clearly stated on our website if a parking works with a driving schedule. In this case the shuttle will most likely depart every 30 minutes. Please check the information provided by the parking for your shuttle specifics.
Meet and Greet
With Manchester Meet and Greet, you will meet your valet at the terminal. We recommend that you arrange your valet pickup 3.5 hours in advance. This way you will have enough time for the transfer of your car and check in. To avoid unnecessary stress make sure you call your valet driver to confirm your arrival time shortly before you arrive. Your valet will be waiting for you at the terminal making sure the transfer will go as smooth and quickly as possible.
Manchester airport does not make a distinction between international or domestic flights. Instead they advice to be ready to go through security at least 2 hours in advance. We therefore recommend that you arrive at the car park at least 4 hours before your flight. That way you’ll have 1 hour to get from the parking to the airport and 1 hour for check in.
How does Meet and Greet work at Manchester airport?
The Meet and Greet service at Manchester airport is a simple and convenient way to park your car. You drive straight to the departure hall of Manchester airport and you call the parking partner about a half-hour before your scheduled arrival. They will then be aware that you are on your way to the airport terminal. The phone number of the parking can be found in your confirmation email.
Drive your car to the departures hall. Once you are there, an employee of the parking provider will be waiting for you. He will inspect your vehicle for any damage with you and sign a receipt. The parking attendant will take your keys and drive your vehicle to the parking terrain. In the meantime, you can proceed to the check-in counter at Manchester airport. There is no need for you to drive to the parking lot: the employee of the parking lot will park your car for you in a parking spot.
Please call the parking provider to notify them that you have landed and you have picked up your suitcase at the baggage drop-off. The phone number of the parking partner is included in the reservation confirmation e-mail. Then you and an employee of the parking provider agree on a time for your arrival. After that, an employee will bring your car to the agreed location. You will usually meet in front of the arrivals hall.
Advantages and disadvantages of Meet and Greet
When booking a parking spot at Manchester airport, you should always make an informed decision. We have listed the benefits and drawbacks of the Meet and Greet service below.
- Time-efficient. Having your car parked for you will undoubtedly save you time. You are directly at the departure hall and you don't have to travel from the parking lot to Manchester airport.
- Convenience. You don't have to transport your heavy luggage from an off-airport parking lot to the departure hall. You just get off your car in front of the departure hall.
- Trust. You can't see how your vehicle is parking in the parking lot. However, we can assure you that all the parking partners on our comparison platform only work with certified drivers.
- Cost. The Meet and Greet parking service is slightly more expensive than other parking options.
How does Park and Ride work at Manchester airport?
When choosing the Park and Ride option at Manchester airport, you will drive to the parking provider's car park located in close proximity to the airport. A free shuttle bus will then take you to the terminal. The estimated shuttle bus arrival time to the airport can be found on our website and in your confirmation email.
When you return from your trip, make sure to call the parking provider, whose phone number can be found in your reservation confirmation email. The parking lot employee will then meet you at the agreed location with the shuttle bus.
Manchester airport is located in a busy and congested area, with daily traffic delays. To ensure a smooth arrival, we advise checking the busiest routes and road works before your journey. Whether your flight is early in the morning, afternoon or late at night, it is important to take extra precautions to avoid any traffic delays.